|06-15-2011, 07:57 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2010
Hey Erin, a few questions
I've been reading Steve's blog here and there for a while now, and just spent a lot of time reading your blog tonight (which I really like!), and just have a few general questions for you.
I'd tell you a bit about myself but I know you're busy and I want to keep this post fairly short, so I won't spend your time unnecessarily. I promise I'll buy a $700 consultation from you someday and we'll talk then.
To start, I know that it's trivial discussing this topic, but since this is my first sorta-interaction with a psychic, I'm just going to go ahead and ask. You seem to be very in-tune with the spiritual side of humanity (I was doubting that we had a spiritual side for a while), and you believe that we come from this place called the ether, created by a power called source. From what I understand, the ether is the "spiritual house" of source/god, and we are all pieces of source/god in the flesh that chose to incarnate/reincarnate here on earth (got this all from your blog...please let me know if I misunderstood anything).
Where do you feel like the universe and conscious life originally came from? Like myself, I see that you aren't religious, so you probably don't exactly believe in genesis 1:1. Do you really believe that everything just came into being randomly with the big bang theory? That seems to go against anything purpose-driven, which as far as I can see is the essence of your (and Steve's) blog. Once again, not that I am expecting a human to be able to answer this after the potential millions of years we've been on this planet, but just wondering if your spirit guides have given you some additional information on the subject. I don't think anyone is going to argue that you are more intuitive than most of us here.
Another thing... if we consciously choose to reincarnate as humans to develop ourselves spiritually--creating "life plans" for ourselves in the ether, making contracts with other spirits pre-birth, etc.--what exactly is the purpose of personal or spiritual growth? From the basics of your general worldview (once again, from what I understand), it seems like we incarnate, we live and hopefully grow if our earthly circumstances don't sidetrack or destroy us, we die, we reincarnate, and repeat process. Now, I'm pretty big on continually developing myself so I'm honestly just playing devil's advocate here, but I'd like to hear your opinion regardless.
Is there any ultimate purpose to life other than endless personal/spiritual development for no real end result? Or is every human just a glorified hamster on a running wheel that keeps on incarnating, growing, dying, reincarnating non-stop? If you say that the purpose of learning and growing is simply to learn and grow, and to enjoy the process, then you essentially admit that we live to do nothing but entertain ourselves, and personal growth is your chosen avenue of entertainment.
Lastly, I know that according to you, we have the choice to remain in the ether if we'd prefer not to return to the flesh. If it feels so good up there, why reincarnate here or any of the trillion other life-friendly planets out there? I don't consider myself to be a genius, but I'm pretty sure that social dynamics, including business and politics, are essentially the same on any level. The final word is the value you provide and how effective you are at selling yourself to your targeted market(s). I know that our higher selves are in a very different area than we are, but doesn't everything just scale accordingly?
So yeah...that's it for now. Just 3 questions. I tried to keep it short, and I promise that this isn't a smart ass post at all--it's 100% genuine. I am really interested in hearing your thoughts.
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|06-15-2011, 02:13 PM||#2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Great questions. I only have time for short answers but you may have spawned some future blog articles here:
Where do we originally come from? I see us as tendrils of Source consciousness that spawned from Source into what I call your Higher Self. Your higher self is the tendril of consciousness created by source. So HS decides it wants to have a go at Earth. Picks parents, determines life plan, sends its avatar into the baby. You are born and you forget where you came from cuz otherwise you can't have genuine experiences.
As for the universe, I think it manifested as a sort of playground, and I believe it's just the tip of the iceberg. I also believe that while we are incarnated, it is largely impossible to understand the intricacies of the universe, but once we merge back with our Higher Self we know more and understand more about how the universe really works.
In terms of life plans and such and why we come here... I see two classes of people in readings. People who came here to simply experience the playground of life, and people who come to maintain that playground, fixing and maintaining it for everyone (to use an analogy). You don't have to grow when you come here, but you do learn while incarnated whether you want to or not. So you can consciously grow or you can unconsciously grow, but growth does happen. The other folks are the lightworkers, who came here to make a difference, have an impact, help others.
There is a certain scale involved yes, and I know we'll understand it more when we return to the ether. And yes it does feel amazing in the ether because we remember we are loved. We are all very very brave to incarnate here and forget that. Part of what I'm here to do is help people remember they are loved.
|06-16-2011, 04:09 AM||#3 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2010
Erin, thanks for the quick reply.
So basically, our higher selves are all parts of source energy that decided it was necessary to (re)incarnate into physical beings a number of times to learn certain lessons for reasons that remain mostly undisclosed until dying/transitioning back to the ether. I assume that we just have to trust that we are in fact developing for an actual reason. Am I right?
(For example: Suffering teaches you to develop sympathy, empathy and compassion. But aside from making other people feel warm and fluffy inside, what is the reason our higher selves need those character traits in the ether? If it's something related to karmic debt, please explain with a brief history on how that was accrued if possible.)
It's interesting that you think the universe manifested as a playground for consciousness. What do you mean exactly when you say it's just the tip of the iceberg? Also, in your opinion, how do you think source itself came to be?
And finally, any thoughts on the origins of good and evil? I was indoctrinated into Christianity as a child, and became agnostic at 17 (5 years ago) after deciding to think for myself. Christianity claims that god created it [evil] in a nutshell because without the option of doing evil, there's really no free will, which is a requisite for genuine love.
At the same time, having jumped back and forth between agnosticism and atheism these last few years and thinking more logic-based rather than (usually blind) faith-based, I've also come to believe that good or evil may not exist. Humans (or conscious beings in general) just have different objectives. In a war, everyone thinks their side is right. And everyone prays to their god for success....if they believe in one. I guess cause and effect is a better way to describe it. Different people, different causes, clashing effects.
Sorry--I just have so many questions because I feel like reading your blog has made me seriously question my worldviews. I'll take a break after this post though, you have my word.
|06-16-2011, 01:44 PM||#4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Your'e right, no good or evil, just different perspectives.
tip of the iceberg: I am certain I can't know or fathom everything the universe is about. I have pieces, but not the whole puzzle. From this plane of existence, I'm not supposed to know, and I'm cool with that.
I'm not sure what makes a higher self decided to incarnate again. Sometimes it's to experience something, sometimes it's to help shift the planet. But in any case, it's a choice not a requirement.
|06-17-2011, 03:30 AM||#5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2010
All right, thanks for your time Erin.
I guess when you talk about good and evil in your blog, you just mean different energy and not literally good or evil.
I appreciate what information I've received, and I accept that there's a good chance we won't have the answers we're looking for in this life.
If you're ever running dry and need some more ideas for new blog posts....just PM me.
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